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The New Childhood: Raising Kids to Thrive in a Connected World

Jordan Shapiro · Little, Brown Spark
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A provocative look at the new, digital landscape of childhood and how to navigate it.In The New Childhood, Jordan Shapiro provides a hopeful counterpoint to the fearful hand-wringing that has come to define our narrative around children and technology. Drawing on groundbreaking research...
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Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now

ALAN RUSBRIDGER · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

An urgent account of the revolution that has upended the news business, written by one of the most accomplished journalists of our timeTechnology has radically altered the news landscape. Once-powerful newspapers have lost their clout or been purchased by owners with particular agendas....
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King and the Other America: The Poor People's Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality

Sylvie Laurent · University of California Press
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Shortly before his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr. called for a radical redistribution of economic and political power to transform the whole of society. In 1967, he envisioned and designed the Poor People's Campaign, an interracial effort that was carried out after his death....
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The Eating Instinct: Food Culture, Body Image, and Guilt in America

Virginia Sole-Smith · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An exploration, both personal and deeply reported, of how we learn to eat in today's toxic food culture.Food is supposed to sustain and nourish us. Eating well, any doctor will tell you, is the best way to take care of yourself. Feeding well, any human will tell you, is the most important...
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The Other Custers: Tom, Boston, Nevin, and Maggie in the Shadow of George Armstrong Custer

Bill Yenne · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Not one, not two, but three Custer brothers died at the Little Bighorn -- and so did their only sister's husband. Most do not realize that not one, not two, but three Custer brothers died with the 7th Cavalry at the hands of the Sioux and Cheyenne at Little Bighorn in 1876. So too did their...
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American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts

Chris McGreal · PublicAffairs
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive portrait of a uniquely American epidemic--devastating in its findings and damning in its conclusionsThe opioid epidemic has been called "one of the greatest mistakes of modern medicine." But calling it a mistake is a generous rewriting of history. Driven by greed,...
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Wright Brothers, Wrong Story: How Wilbur Wright Solved the Problem of Manned Flight

William Hazelgrove · Prometheus Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

This book is the first deconstruction of the Wright brothers myth. They were not -- as we have all come to believe--two halves of the same apple. Each had a distinctive role in creating the first "flying machine."How could two misanthropic brothers who never left home, were high-school...
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The Deadly Deep: The Definitive History of Submarine Warfare

Iain Ballantyne · Pegasus Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating story of the submarine's evolution from its ancient beginnings to its culmination as the deadliest vessel ever invented.A fascinating and comprehensive account of how an initially ineffectual underwater boat -- originally derided and loathed in equal measure -- evolved...
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The Great War in America: World War I and Its Aftermath

Garrett Peck · Pegasus Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A chronicle of the American experience during World War I and the unexpected changes that rocked the country in its immediate aftermath -- the Red Scare, race riots, women's suffrage, and Prohibition. The Great War's bitter outcome left the experience largely overlooked and forgotten...
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Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh

Anna Beer · Oneworld Publications
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Sir Walter Ralegh's life is romantic, irresistible and of central importance to Great Britain's island story. His death is a convoluted and contested tale of bargaining, failure and betrayal. Through the Elizabethan golden age and Ralegh's famous adventures to the final act, Anna Beer presents...
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